A Portfolio of Book Club Printers 1912-1962


Published by The Book Club of California, San Francisco, 1962
Condition: Collectible-Fine Hardcover
From Barry Cassidy Rare Books (Sacramento, CA, U.S.A.)

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Twelve parts, complete. Housed in a publisher's blue cloth slip case. Both fine condition. The 12 parts, in honor of the California fine printers associated with the club's first 50 years, are: 1. A Portfolio of Book Club Printer 1912-1962. Foreword by Oscar Lewis. Printed by Arlen Phillipot, The Tamal Land Press. 2. The Club's First Printers. Comment by Tyrus G. Harmsen. Printed by Grant Dahlstrom. 3. The Plantin Press. Comment by Saul Marks. Printed by the Plantin Press. 4. Lawton Kennedy, Printer. Comment by David Magee. Printed by Lawton Kennedy. 5. Adrian Wilson. Comment by Adrian Wilson. Printed by Adrian Wilson. 6. Johnck & Seeger and the Black Vine Press. Comment by Albert Sperison. Printed by Johnck & Seeger. 7. The Windsor Press. Comment by James Sidney Johnson. Printed by Lawton Kennedy. 8. Mallette Dean. Comment by Mallette Dean. Printed by Mallette Dean. 9. The Ward Ritchie Press. Comment by Ward Ritchie. Printed by War Ritchie. 10. The Greenwood Press. Comment by Jack Werner Stauffacher. Printed by Jack Werner Stauffacher at the New Laboratory Press, Pittsburgh, PA. 11. The L-D Allen Press: The Allen Press. Comment by Lewis and Dorothy Allen. Printed by The Allen Press. 12. The Grabhorn Press. A List of Books Printed at the Grabhorn Press for The Book Club of California, compiled by Robert Grabhorn. Printed by the Grabhorn Press. Each part if four pages. 1000 copies printed. Bookseller Inventory # 7889

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Title: A Portfolio of Book Club Printers 1912-1962

Publisher: The Book Club of California, San Francisco

Publication Date: 1962

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Collectible-Fine

Edition: First Edition

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Our store was founded in 1975 and has been in continuous operations since then. We maintain a quality selection of books, letters and manuscripts, photographs, prints and ephemera. We are open to serious collectors Monday through Saturday and suggest that you call the store before coming in. We do not send pictures or scans.

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We guarantee the accuracy of our descriptions, our secure packaging and our timely mailing. We do not send pictures or scans. Barry Cassidy Rare Books 2005 T Street Sacramento, CA 95811-6823 bcrbooks@ix.netcom.com 916-456-6307 Barry Cassidy, Owner and Operator

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